Actor Lokesh Batta, known for his diverse roles in both television and digital platforms, has recently shared his decision to prioritize OTT and films in his career trajectory. With notable performances in projects like Dabangg 3, Naagin 6, and Udariyaan, Lokesh has now set his sights on exploring the vast and creative space offered by the digital and cinematic mediums.
In a candid statement, Lokesh highlighted the challenges of working in television, where time constraints often limit the depth of character preparation. He emphasized the creative freedom and flexibility afforded by OTT platforms and films, which allow actors to delve deeper into their roles and draw inspiration from diverse sources. Lokesh expressed his belief that OTT and films provide actors with greater recognition and identity, as characters from these mediums tend to leave a lasting impression on viewers.
Lokesh’s recent venture into the OTT space includes his portrayal of Inspector Ranbir in Watcho Exclusives’ Oh My Wife!, where he took on the role of a police officer investigating a high-profile murder case. Reflecting on his experience of wearing the police uniform for the series, Lokesh described it as a surreal and empowering moment, filled with pride and strength.
Looking ahead, Lokesh is set to appear in Siddharth Anand’s upcoming film Fighter, where he will portray an Air Force marshal alongside Hrithik Roshan and Deepika Padukone. Additionally, he is gearing up for his role in Pura Glass Pani, a romantic thriller co-starring comedian-actor Krushna Abhishek.
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With his transition to OTT and films, Lokesh Batta aims to embrace new opportunities for creative expression and storytelling, while continuing to captivate audiences with his versatile performances across different mediums.